go get car hire    GoGet car hire 

So you're looking to hire a GoGet car, but aren't convinced that it's right for you!?  Our flock of sheeple are woolly good at getting under the hood, so he's what we know.

GoGet is Australia’s first and largest car share network, with access to almost 3,500 cars in their fleet across Australia.  Car share is often considered more convenient than traditional car rentals, cheaper than owning a car, and is more flexible than both.

Get geared up and ready to go with answers to some common curly questions below.

Who is GoGet?

GoGet is a trading name of CarShare Australia Pty Ltd.  It was founded in 2003 by directors Nic Lowe and Bruce Jeffreys to bring car-sharing services to Australia. The company aims to provide reliable, convenient and affordable car rental services.   Learn more about the GoGet story.

Who can hire a car with GoGet?

Any driver who has held a provisional P plate license for over 12 months.   Inexperience Learners can also be added to an existing member's account, but some conditions apply.

Are there any age restrictions?

GoGet is one of the most accomodating hire car companies when it comes to age.  Whether you're an inexperienced little lambkin or a mature ram, GoGet has plenty of options.  Check out their guide for young drivers and special discounts for seniors. 

Where can I drive in a GoGet? 

There are no restrictions on where you can travel to within Australia, as long as you've booked enough time to cover your whole journey.

There are, however, some restrictions on the types of roads you can drive your GoGet car on.  You're not allowed to drive on unsealed roads, on beaches, or through streams, dams, rivers or floodwaters.  Basically, stick to sealed and gazetted roads and you're good to go.  Snow is also a no go.

Does GoGet cover items stolen from within the hire car?

No, GoGet won't cover any of your personal items or take responsibility for them if you leave them in the car. There is no option to add this type of cover. 

Use of vehicle

Like any rental car company, you cannot use their vehicles for any illegal purposes, racing, contests or performance tests of any kind. You must not be under the influence of alcohol, drugs or have a blood alcohol content that exceeds the legal limit in the State or Territory in which the vehicle is driven.

Extra benefits

GoGet has membership options to suit everyone including discounts for students. You can also book cars and vans near you by the hour or by the day.

What if I have an accident?

Yikes, being involved in a crash can be stressful at the best of times, but the pressure can mount when it's not your car.   Don't worry, just contact GoGet straight away and they'll guide you through it.  Obviously, if it is serious you should contact emergency services.   

Insurance is included with GoGet, but like most insurances, there is an amount you are liable for in the event of an accident. The amount ranges from $2,000 up to $4,000 depending upon your age and the type of vehicle (see below). You can pay to reduce this excess to somewhere between $300 and $1,500.


Exxy collision waiver fees

GoGet charges $18 per day to reduce your excess.  You can pay to reduce the excess down to somewhere between $300 and $1,500 depending upon the type of vehicle and your age.  Alternatively, it can be reduced per hour ($1.50/hour with a minimum of $5 and a maximum of $18 per day).  This is where Baaaney comes in to bag you a baaaagain.

Don’t get fleeced

 A policy with Car Hire Excess could cost as little as $10* a day and if you do have an accident, no matter whether it's the underbody or tyres, you pay nothing, zero, zilch, nada! You’d be maaaaad not to buy car hire excess with Baaaney instead.

Further reading

Going from A to B? Car Hire Excess saves your wallet from a wipeout!  

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